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Inflammation of the hair follicles in a shaved area of the face and neck caused by a fungus; ringworm of the beard. Also called tinea barbae.
(Pathology) any of various fungal infections of the bearded portion of the neck and face. Technical name: tinea barbae
inflammation of hair follicles in a shaved area of the skin, usu. caused by a fungal or staphylococcal infection; sycosis barbae.